10 Unknown Uses for Epsom Salt

10 Unknown Uses for Epsom Salt

Magnesium, a major component of Epsom Salt, is vital for many bodily functions. Magnesium can be taken internally or you can get the same benefits from taking bath with it. In addition to the health benefits there are other uses for Epsom salt.

1. Eliminates Toxins from the Body:

Add two cups of Epsom salt to the water in a bath tub. Soak for 10 minutes at least weekly once. It relaxes your body and muscles, eliminates toxins from the body and reduces the swellings of sprains.

2. Exfoliates Skin:

Sprinkle small amount of essential oil to Epsom salt and clean your skin. Or you can rub the Epsom salt directly on the skin to make it smooth and silky. Then rinse thoroughly.

3. Athlete’s Foot:

Soaking in it helps you relieve from athlete’s foot.

4. Cleans Bathroom Tiles:

Take the mixture of equal parts of Epsom salt and liquid dish detergent and apply on the dirty places in bathroom.

5. As a First Aid:

Mix a thick paste of this salt with hot water and apply to get soothing comfort.

6. Hair Conditioner:

Warm the mixture of equal amounts of conditioner and this salt for 15 seconds. Apply this mixture through your hair from scalp to end; leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water; you can observe the natural glow in your hair.

7. Removes Foot Odor:

Mix half-cup of this salt in warm water and keep your feet for 10 minutes. This soothes achy feet, removes bad odor and softens the rough skin.

8. Keeps your Lawn Pleasant:

Add 2 tablespoons of it to a gallon of water and sprinkle this water on your lawn to keep the grass green.

9. As a Fertilizer for your Houseplants:

Sprinkle it weekly once to nourish your houseplants, flowers and vegetables.

10. Relieves from Constipation:

Dissolve 2 to 3 teaspoons of this salt into a cup of water and drink twice to get relief from constipation.

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